The SsangYong Kyron is a compact 'soft-roader' SUV (although it is quite big for its class) built by SsangYong Motor Company. It has a 104kW (139hp)/310N·m (229lb·ft) [diesel Mercedes-Benz engine]. Its looks were designed by MG's Ken Greely.
In 2007, the robust XDi270 diesel engine is available on the Kyron increasing the performance to 121kW (162hp)/340N·m (251lb·ft). Both the XDi200 and XDi270 uses the 3rd-generation Common Rail technology.The direct injection system slightly boosts the power and fuel efficiency. The new 3rd generation ECU is operating on 32-bit platform rather than the 16-bit found on the previous 2 generations of commonrail technology. There is also 3.2 MPI engine available reaching up to 162 KW - 220 hp. The transmission is Mercedes Benz T-tronic.